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Voluntary Assisted Dying

Christine Smyth Robbins Watson Consultant speak with #ABC North Qld about the Premiere’s announcement to accelerate the Voluntary Assisted Dying legislation ...
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ABC Radio Law Talk with Christine Smyth

Christine Smyth, Robbins Watson consultant speaks with ABC Radio discussing  a successful challenge to a red light camera fine. How do they work in Qld and what are your rights in challenging a fine? ...
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ABC Radio Law Talk with Christine Smyth

Finders Keepers, Mediation and Defamation - In her regular ABC  Law Talk segment Christine Smyth, Robbins Watson Consultant discusses the case of buried treasure and Finders Keepers Law, Christine then discusses the Anthony Seibold case and the consequences of making malicious comments on the internet ...
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ABC Radio Law Talk with Christine Smyth

Christine Smyth, Robbins Watson Consultant speaks with ABC Radio as they get into some interesting legal issues in the spotlight this week about mask wearing in public and the rights of various locations to enforce that health directive. What happens when you go into a big store in a state ...
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Career Moves

A warm welcome to Thomas Ashton from Robbins WatsonTo read more details Click Here.To read more articles of Christine Smyth, click here ...
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Who Gets What If I Die Without A Will?

Our estate administration solicitor, Thomas Ashton, has blogged about Queensland intestacy laws with respect to how an estate might be administered if there is no Will. Read Thomas' blog here ...
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ELDER ABUSE AWARENESS CAMPAIGN AIMS TO HIGHLIGHT SERVICES AVAILABLE TO THOSE WHO SUFFER IN SILENCE

According to World Health Organisation statistics, about 3 per cent of people over 65 experience some kind of elder abuse.But Australian research suggests the figure could be as high as 10 per cent.UnitingCare Queensland chief executive officer Anne Cross said World Elder Abuse Awareness Day provided a great opportunity to ...
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SEXUAL HARASSMENT AND THE LEGAL PROFESSION

Sexual Harassment & the Legal Profession Christine Smyth, Robbins Watson Consultant speaks with ABC Radio about Sexual Harassment, the Geoffrey Rush defamation case, defamation laws - their impact on sexual harassment complainants, sexual harassment within the legal profession, and the case for a judicial commission in Queensland and proposed reforms ...
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Should They Have Sought Parmesan?

Sizzler smoulders over bun fight with burger chain! A Brisbane burger chain is accused of trade mark infringement and misleading and deceptive conduct over the alleged misuse of the name Sizzler and their trademarked Cheesetoast. Our Christine Smyth discusses why Sizzler is cheesed off and whether they have a Gouda ...
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VIDEO WITNESSING & FREE SPEECH

VIDEO WITNESSING & FREE SPEECH - In her regular ABC Radio Law Talk segment, Christine Smyth discusses the new Queensland laws around witnessing documents via Video and the various laws suppressing free speech ...
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